Tagged: Holy Week

Freely Giving What the Lord Asks

A reflection for Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion – April 10, 2022 When prayerfully reading Sacred Scripture, it’s important that we not overlook the seemingly small details, because it’s often in those small details where we find great treasures...

Freely Giving What the Lord Asks

Christ’s plea for unity in a divided Church

With the Holy Triduum forthcoming, the prayer of Jesus prior to his arrest is timely for our contemplation: “I pray…that they may all be one, as you, Father, are in me and I in you, that they also may be...

Christ’s plea for unity in a divided Church

Filled with Amazement

I was overcome with unexpected emotion at Palm Sunday Mass this week. It has been a year since Covid-19 interrupted our lives. I thought about our family’s last Palm Sunday, when the pandemic had just begun. That day, we collected...

Filled with Amazement

Exercise the Priesthood This Holy Week

Public health precautions in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic have meant that Catholics around the globe are unable to be physically present at our Holy Week and Easter liturgies. Our dismay is completely justified. A confluence of factors has...

Exercise the Priesthood This Holy Week

For the Domestic Church, a Paschal Hour

This Easter, due to the suspension of parish activity in the current crisis, will be much different than any most of us have ever experienced. Without in-person access to sacramental liturgy, many families are seeking ways to pray and worship...

For the Domestic Church, a Paschal Hour

At every time and in every place

Millions of Catholics around the world are now facing the reality that they won’t be able to attend any Holy Week liturgies or receive Communion on Easter Sunday. The Triduum is one of my favorite times of the year. I...

At every time and in every place

Who am I? Who am I, before my Lord?

As we progress through this Holy Week, turning our minds toward the great Paschal Mystery and the Passion of our Lord, I would like to share and reflect upon one of the moments that struck me deeply during the early...

Who am I? Who am I, before my Lord?